Ochil  Perthshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ochil like this:

Ochil Hills, hill-range, chiefly in SW. Perthshire, but also within or bordering on Clackmannan, Kinross, and Fife; extends 25 miles NE. and SW. from near Perth, on the Tay, to near Bridge of Allan, in Stirlingshire; has an average breadth of 12 miles, and attains in Ben Cleuch an alt. of 23G3 ft.; the summits are mostly rounded and verdant, and there are many beautiful glens and valleys.

Ochil through time

Ochil is now part of Perth and Kinross district. Click here for graphs and data of how Perth and Kinross has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ochil itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ochil, in Perth and Kinross and Perthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th April 2024

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